Computer Awareness MCQ - Part 8

1. Who is known as the father of super computing?
(A) Adam Dunkels
(B) David J. Brown
(C) Seymour Cray
(D) Ken Thompson

2. The Term 'BIT' is the short form for:
(A) Mega Byte
(B) Binary Language
(C) Binary digit
(D) Binary number

3. A program for viewing Web Pages is called
(A) Word Processor
(B) Browser
(C) Spreadsheet
(D) Protocol

4. An email address typically consists of user id followed by______and the domain name.
(A) *
(B) ^
(C) $
(D) @

5. India's first Super Computer PARAM 8000 was installed in
(A) 1990
(B) 1991
(C) 1992
(D) 1993

6. For creating a document, you use ______ command at File Menu.
(A) New
(B) Open
(C) Edit
(D) Exit

7. All the deleted files go to
(A) My documents
(B) Downloads
(C) Recycle Bin
(D) Dust Bin

8. When you start spell check, it starts checking the spellings
(A) from the beginning of the document and downward
(B) from the end of the document to upward
(C) from the insertion point
(D) None of the above

9. The first generation of computers were based upon
(A) Transistors
(B) IC’s
(C) valves
(D) microprocessor

10. MS-DOS is a ____________ operating system.
(A) Graphical
(B) Command Driven
(C) User Friendly
(D) Multi-user

11. A series of instructions that tells a computer what to do and how to do it is called a_________
(A) Interpreter
(B) Compiler
(C) Software
(D) Program

12. Which of the following would most likely NOT be a symptom of a virus?
(A) Deleted Files
(B) Motherboard Crash
(C) Hard disk crash
(D) Web browser opens to an unusual home page

13. Ctrl, shift, alt are called ________ keys
(A) Adjustment
(B) Alphanumeric
(C) Function
(D) Modifier

14. File__________reduces the size of a file so that it requires less storage space
(A) Encryption
(B) Compression
(C) De-fragmenting
(D) Synthesizing

15. '©' symbol in computers refers to:
(A) Copy
(B) Cut
(C) Copyright
(D) Clipboard

16. Which ports connect special types of music instruments to sound cards?

17. You can……….a search by providing more information the search engine can use to select a smaller, more useful set of results.
(A) Refine
(B) Expand
(C) Load
(D) Query

18. What is the permanent memory built into your computer called?
(B) Floppy

19. What displays the address of the active cell in Excel?
(A) Name box
(B) Row Headings
(C) Formula bar
(D) Task pane

20. The piece of hardware that converts your computer's digital signal to an analog signal that can travel over telephone lines is called a:
(A) red wire
(B) blue cord
(C) tower
(D) modem

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